23 days in Greece Itinerary

23 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: St. John's
Fly + Subway:  15 h 45 min
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Nafplio
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Monemvasia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Elafonisos
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Mystras
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Olympia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Zakynthos Town
— 2 nights
car:  5 h
8
Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Ioannina
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
11
Athens
— 1 night
Subway + Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: St. John's


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3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, examine the collection at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary builder.

St. John's, Canada to Athens is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from St. John's to Athens is 5.5 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from St. John's in June: high temperatures in Athens hover around 35°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
On the 5th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, appreciate the history behind Lion of Bavaria, then take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, and finally explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nafplio trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Athens to Nafplio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Nafplio, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

1
night
Monemvasia

Monemvasia ©
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. On the 6th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Sofia Church and then delve into the distant past at Monemvasia Fortress.

Make your Monemvasia itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Monemvasia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Elafonisos.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Agia Sofia Church ©
Agia Sofia Church

1
night
Elafonisos

Elafonisos ©
Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Megali Paralia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lefki Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Elafonisos road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Monemvasia to Elafonisos takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mystras.

Things to do in Elafonisos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία ©
Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία
Megali Paralia ©
Megali Paralia

1
night
Mystras

Mystras ©
Mystras or Mistras, also known as Myzithras in the Chronicle of the Morea, is a fortified town and a former municipality in Laconia, Peloponnese, Greece. On the 8th (Mon), explore the galleries of Koumantareios Art Gallery of Sparta, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Constantine Paleologos, then explore the ancient world of Archaeological site of Mystra, and finally steep yourself in history at Mystras.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mystras route maker app.

Drive from Elafonisos to Mystras in 2.5 hours. In June in Mystras, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Mystras

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Sparta
Highlights from your plan
Mystras ©
Mystras
Archaeological site of Mystra ©
Archaeological site of Mystra

1
night
Olympia

Olympia ©
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, then relax in the rural setting at Klio's Honey Farm, and finally examine the collection at Archimedes Museum.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Olympia holiday planner.

You can drive from Mystras to Olympia in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Zakynthos Town.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Hermes by Praxiteles
Hermes by Praxiteles
Archimedes Museum ©
Archimedes Museum

2
nights
Zakynthos Town

Zakynthos Town ©
The commercial center of the eponymous island, Zakynthos Town bustles with the energy as excited tourists and residents go about their daily business.
On the 10th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Dionisios Church, then try for a hole-in-one at Kalamaki Crazy Golf& Restaurant, then cool off at Water Village, and finally learn about winemaking at Grampsas Winery. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Church, stroll through Gerakas Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Banana Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Dafni Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Zakynthos Town online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Zakynthos Town takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Zakynthos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Vasilikos, Zakynthos, Grampsas Winery, Saint Nicholas Church, Kalamaki Crazy Golf& Restaurant
Highlights from your plan
Water Village ©
Water Village
Dafni Beach ©
Dafni Beach
Grampsas Winery ©
Grampsas Winery

2
nights
Delphi

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi and then don't miss a visit to Delphi. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hosios Loukas.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Delphi sightseeing site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zakynthos Town to Delphi. In June in Delphi, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Ioannina.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hosios Loukas, Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church
Highlights from your plan
Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

5
nights
Ioannina

Ioannina ©
Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ioannina: Parga (Valtos Beach & Venetian Castle of Parga). There's much more to do: let the river carry you with Alpine Zone, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iera Moni Agiou Nikolaou Filanthropinon, explore the historical opulence of Ioannina Castle, and get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Ioannina Ch.Nikolaou.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ioannina trip planner.

Getting from Delphi to Ioannina by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Ioannina are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Ioannina

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Parga, Vrellis Greek History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Alpine Zone ©
Alpine Zone
Silversmithing Museum ©
Silversmithing Museum
Ioannina Castle ©
Ioannina Castle

2
nights
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then examine the collection at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, and finally make a trip to Meteora. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Agios Stefanos, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then steep yourself in history at Roussanou Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos Anapaphsas.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kalambaka trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ioannina to Kalambaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Ioannina in June since evenings lows in Kalambaka dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

1
night
Athens

Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum. Keep things going the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

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You can drive from Kalambaka to Athens in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

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